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AFGHANISTAN: UN urges more action on child rights

Thursday 10 February 2011

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KABUL 09 February 2011 (IRIN) - All parties in Afghanistan should do more to protect children in armed conflict: Taliban insurgents must stop recruiting child soldiers or using them as suicide bombers, while the government must clamp down on the recruitment and/or sexual exploitation of boys by pro-government militias, the UN and human rights organizations say.

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